Hindu outfit leader held again
TAPAN Ghosh, leader of a Hindu outfit, Hindu Samhati, was arrested again on late Saturday evening moments after he was released on bail in connection with an incident of violent protests in South 24-Parganas on February 20. Supporter of the outfit had held a road blockade at Kultali to protest the violence at Canning on February 18. During the agitation, his supporters had attacked the police and few police personnel were injured.
Police had lodged a FIR against 37 persons, including Ghosh, and arrested 23 people.
On Friday, he was granted bail by the District Judge court at Alipore, and on Saturday evening as he was about to be released, police arrested him again in connection with an incident that took place at Gopalnagar in North 24-Parganas on October 27,2012 when his supporters allegedly attacked police during a protest roadblock.
He has now been lodged at Alipore jail.